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Christmas Jumper Day & Chocolate

We joined in with Christmas Jumper Day today. I wore my jumper to work, L wore his to nursery and apparently wouldn’t take it off all day, even though he was really hot. Bless him, that’s dedication right there. The we all went to see the Christmas lights in Norwich this evening. But I think Cadbury might have just put us to shame. To celebrate Christmas Jumper Day, Cadbury has created the ultimate festive jumper knitted entirely from chocolate. Yes, knitted from chocolate.

Having fun in our jumpers this evening
Having fun in our jumpers this evening

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This Plus That Equals…. Christmas

This plus that equals…. Christmas

Here’s the latest instalment in my series of posts all about what makes our lives here at home tick. We’re midway through December and it’s nearly Christmas. Christmas is and always has been my favourite time of year. I throw myself into it whole heartedly and now I’ve got L to share it with I’m just even more excited. I’ve already shared my Christmas wishes, but here is a little bit about how I like to prepare for the big day.
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Feeling Calm #44

For my birthday I was given a great new book ‘Calm’ and a journal from my friends. To help me find some calm in my life and to de-stress a little. I have been writing in my journal everyday and on Wednesday’s I go through the daily highlights I’ve written down and pick out my 10 favourites. 

Oh my word it’s been a busy week, which is why I’m writing this on a Friday instead of my usual Tuesday night ready for Wednesday. Between the start of Christmas in our house, appointments, work and everything else it’s been hectic. Throw in a last minute holiday to get ready for and what you have is a very exhausted little blogger.

We’ve also been busy having fun, so here are my top ten moments from the last week or so, I’ve lost track.

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Christmas Gift Guide 2016 – Need

So you know I love buying Christmas gifts for people, sometimes in can be tough to find the right thing though.

As I mentioned earlier, I love the idea of giving something that someone wants, something they need and then a little something to eat or drink. It keeps the gift giving under control and means the recipient gets a lovely mix of things.

I’ve already covered, eat and drink ideas for you, and compiled a gorgeous list of little luxuries people will really want, today is my final gift guide all about things people need. Continue reading Christmas Gift Guide 2016 – Need

Christmas Gift Guide 2016 – Want

So you know I love buying Christmas gifts for people, sometimes in can be tough to find the right thing though.

As I mentioned earlier, I love the idea of giving something that someone wants, something they need and then a little something to eat or drink. It keeps the gift giving under control and means the recipient gets a lovely mix of things.

I’ve already covered, eat and drink ideas for you, today is all about things people want. Continue reading Christmas Gift Guide 2016 – Want

Family Games Night This Christmas

Table-top games sales set to soar this Christmas

Research reveals parents are planning to spend the festive season – and beyond – sitting down and enjoying some good old family fun with their children. The market for table-top games is booming as ‘quality time’ becomes more precious than ever before. This may not a surprise to many of you, as I know you love playing a board game with your kids as much as I do.

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We love games

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This Plus That Equals…. What I Want for Christmas

This plus that equals…. what I want for Christmas

Here’s the latest instalment in my series of posts all about what makes our lives here at home tick. The last few weeks I’ve been writing up my Christmas Gift Guides, 2 have gone live and 2 are scheduled. They are packed full of things that I would love, otherwise I wouldn’t feature them but it did get me thinking about what I want for Christmas outside of gifts. So here they are.

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Christmas Gift Guide 2016 – Eat and Drink

I don’t know about you but I love buying Christmas gifts for people, sometimes in can be tough to find the right thing though.

I love the idea of giving something that someone wants, something they need and then a little something to eat or drink. It keeps the gift giving under control and means the recipient gets a lovely mix of things.

So I’ve got some eat and drink ideas for you. Continue reading Christmas Gift Guide 2016 – Eat and Drink

Amazing Advent

Can you believe Christmas is nearly upon us?

For me it’s super exciting as it’s my favourite time of year. Even sooner than Christmas it’s time for advent calender’s.

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Let’s get Christmas sorted

At home we have a lovely wooden one for L that we get to fill ourselves but I love looking for something different that we can do to add to our family Christmas traditions.

This year I’m really excited about the lovely advent jigsaw we have from Wentworth and the amazing family activity calendar from Illustries. Continue reading Amazing Advent